Author Archive for Andrew George

Who Dat Nation to Take Over Bayou Bakery

Next week Monday, the New Orleans Saints will be headed to the Georgia Dome to take on the Atlanta Falcons in what is shaping up to be the team's biggest game of the season. Naturally, as you can probably imagine, Bayou Bakery stud David Guas will be cheering on his hometown Super Bowl champs and […]

Changing Tables: Steamed Buns Truck to Hit Streets in February

Coming Soon: People's Bao, a bao food truck will be hitting the streets sometime around February, serving up Asian specialty steamed buns with a variety of fillings. (Metrocurean) Three-level neighborhood bistro Smith Commons, which will feature a globally inspired menu, is scheduled to open on Tuesday at 1245 H St. NE. (Y&H) Tim Carman got […]

Food News You Can Use: Big Cheese Truck Hits the Streets

After hitting Arlington's streets unannounced last week, a new gourmet grilled cheese truck, The Big Cheese, will officially begin tweeting its location today. (TBD) Tim Carman has the scoop on Gillian Clark's grand plans for a new Colorado Kitchen near Union Station. (WaPo) News from PoPville: Although nothing is certain, rumor has it that a […]

On Capitol Hill, Skipping Spike for Ba Bay Instead

Since I don't live on Capitol Hill, I try to indulge in the best the neighborhood has to offer whenever I'm passing through. During the last year or so, these mini-vacations have more often than not left me sitting in one of Spike Mendelsohn's outposts, whether it be stuffing my face with a Prez Obama […]

Changing Tables: Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill Now Open, Another Matchbox on the Way

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Rockville is getting set to open the latest outpost of the gourmet pizza bar, Matchbox, as early as Friday with an impressive spot which can seat more than 400 people! (Bethesda magazine) Dupont Circle will soon have a new yogurt and parfait […]

Food News You Can Use: Cava and Mamma Lucia to Join Forces?

It's Monday, so let's get straight to the news ... The space occupying the former Mar de Plata restaurant at 1827 Jefferson Place NW will soon be transformed to house St. Arnold's of Jefferson Place, a Belgian restaurant and pub. (Prince of Petworth) Alejandra Owens takes a holiday stroll through the Dupont Circle FreshFarm Market […]

Late Night Eats at a Sudanese err…Pizza Trattoria?

The Spot: El Khartoum (aka Pizzeria Trattoria) 1782 Florida Ave. NW, (202) 986-1900 The Cuisine: Sudanese, Middle-Eastern, Pizza The Go-To Dish: Beef or chicken shawarma...after dark The Scoop: As the clock slowly ticked on toward midnight on a recent cold weekday evening in Adams Morgan, my stomach began to alert me that it was time […]

Changing Tables: Sweetgreen Opens Today in Ballston

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: New York-based Shake Shack, which is set to hit the corner of 18th Street NW and Connecticut Avenue, is now looking for managers. (The Feast) Woodley Park will be the new home to Las Vegas–based and Man Vs. Food-featured, Hot N Juicy […]

Food News You Can Use: Tis the Season for Hangover Remedies

Let's get straight to the news: Volt chef and owner Bryan Voltaggio is apparently scouting around for another restaurant, which may or may not be the second coming of Volt. (Washington Business Journal) Tis the season for tying one on. Tis the season for hangover remedies, too. A number of local heavy hitters explain their […]

Changing Tables: American Tap Room and Ping Pong Dim Sum Are Reproducing!

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: A new bar and barbecue joint called American Ice Company is set to open at 917 V St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) A new dual-concept sports bar and restaurant, Redline, will be opening soon in the former Indebleu space at 707 G […]

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